Adulting is Hard When You Have Young Kids

A cute baby, with my fave new Fabletics leggings in the background

Adulting when you have a toddler and a baby is hard. And you guys, I'm seriously NOT whining right now. I'm just saying: getting yourself up, dressed, and ready in the morning, while also managing to get a two year old and a three month old fed, ... [ Read More ]

Losing the Baby Weight: Three Week Update


So, can I just say that this little face would be worth gaining 100 lbs during pregnancy? Because it totally is. Anyway, I promised to stay accountable here. Thus, an update. Losing the baby weight with your third is SO MUCH HARDER than with your ... [ Read More ]

Taking Time For Your Marriage

shooting range

This weekend, Rick and I had our first date away from the kids since Christopher was born. Now, I love my kids, but I have been praying for a great day to have a little free time in my brain. You know - a few hours where I don't have to worry about ... [ Read More ]

Forcing Myself To Get Back To Healthy

Last night I did something really stupid. I tried on a pair of shorts in the Target dressing room. Now, I know that I haven't lost all of the baby weight. But I know that I've lost some of it. So I thought, what the hell. I'll try on a pair of ... [ Read More ]

Today, I Feel Lucky


This morning, the cry of my little guy startled me out of bed before I was really ready to get up. Isn't that how it always works, though? You can never seem to get enough sleep as a parent of young kids. Christopher is sleeping in our room for ... [ Read More ]

Totally Adorable: Christopher’s Newborn Photos


So, you guys, I've been meaning to post this for days, I swear. Ok, not really, because I just got them on Sunday. But I really did  mean to post them yesterday, until I collapsed in an exhausted heap on my bed at 10:30 because I just couldn't do ... [ Read More ]